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    February 15, 2013
    4:30 - 5:00am PST  

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area as you make your way into the macarthur maze but road work northern portion of the golden gate bridge is down to one lane as you dip into the bridge and it is wide open with four lanes past the construction the scene north end. eastbound dumbarton bridge road work until 5:00 this morning. >> we are coming up on 4:32. happening now, san francisco police are investigating a chase that resulted in officers opening fire on a stolen car and ended in a violent four-vehicle crash. abc7 news reporter is live at 5th and mission where the chase came to a screeching halt. >> it was an undercover operation involving in a stolen car and ended in a four-car pileup behind me. the scene at 5th and mission has just been cleared but it is where police say the driver of a stolen car has collided with a taxicab. two other cars were hit by the cab and there were injuries.
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moments before that police fired shots the scene stolen car suspect after the driver may have tried to run down an officer after police put spike strips in the street to stop the town car. >> officers laid out spike strips to disable the vehicle. the suspect vehicle drove on the sidewalk and at one point the officer was on the sidewalk that was deployed the strips discharged the firearm fearing for his safety. >> the spike strips were put down. the suspect was arrested after the crash white house incident. others involved in the crash, bystanders, were hurt, but are expected to be okay with nonlife-threatening injuries. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> thank you. developing news, prosecutors say this morning they will pursue
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premeditated murder against olympic track store oscar pistorius, the double amputee who ran on blades was formally charged with murdering his girlfriend in south africa. oscar pistorius sobbed as the judge read the murder charge. cameras everyone not allowed inside. yesterday morning, his girlfriend, 30-year-old model, reeva steenkamp, was shot and killed inside his home. early reports were oscar pistorius mistook her for a burglar but police say neighbors her noises before gunshots were fired and they say there were previous domestic incidents at house. >> the agony is over for 4,000 people on a crippled cruise ship or finally back on land and headed home. the shipped docked in mobile, alabama, and people excitedly disembarked kissing the ground glad to be back on land. it too some passengers several
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hours to get off the ship after a fire disabled the ship leading to overflowing toilets and food rationing. more from the passengers live from alabama in the next half hour. >> in antioch a 14-year-old died after being hit by a car trying to cross the street. it happened the scene intersection of hillcrest avenue and hidden glenn drive at 6:45. the girl was airlifted to the hospital but did not survive. the driver is cooperating and it does not appear they were drinking or speeding. >> students will return to hillside elementary school in san leandro after classes were canceled to investigate a fatal shooting. a 19-year-old was shot to death during a game of dice. a large gathering of family and end froms held a vigil. he was a registered freshman linebacker at college and family say he did not deserve to be shot. they want justice and they hope
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the killer is caught. we will have more in a live report from abc7 news reporter in the next half hour. >> c.h.p. investigators will be back the scene home of the man who threatened to assassinate state senator leland yee. a device was taken from the home and detonated at a remote site. the suspect is 45-year-old everett basham is due in court today. officers arrested him on tuesday for threatening a state official. he is charged with illegal weapons. the senator yee spoke of the case yesterday saying he received an e-mail a month ago threat being assassination if he did not stop pushing for gun control legislation. authorities in sonoma are looking for a man who may have robbed three banks, two in less than an hour. police say a man walked into the u.s. bank branch inside the safe s way on commerce boulevard yesterday and demanded money
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from the teller and left. 45 minutes later a man robbed a bank at safeway and the suspect acted if he was amended but never showed a weapon. witnesses description match add suspect from a hold up at a chase bank two weeks ago, hispanic, between 5' 4" and 5' 6" with bleached hair. there is a $25,000 reward if capture. >> be prepared for delays if you travel through san francisco international airport starting tonight. one of the two runways used for arrivals at sfo will be closed for federal safety upgrades. the closure starts tonight at 10:00 and lasts until 8:00 a.m. on monday morning. the 60 flights an hour are reduced to 30 during the upgrade work. >> time for a check on our weather forecast the day after valentine's day. hope your relationship survived. >> i am sure everyone is okay.
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we will talk about yours during the break. >> i am good. >> mike? you are sitting down and i am standing up, main my bad. no, i am fine, tank you. we are looking at temperatures warmer than yesterday but for santa rosa where we are the same. all right, no fumbling of the forecast this morning, with temperatures around 38 in santa rosa, 39 in napa and everyone else is in the 40's until oakland and san francisco, and fremont in the 50's and look at half moon bay, 63 degrees. that is warmer than the average high for this time of year. as we head south to the monterey bay we will have temperatures there also in the 40's and 50's. now, today, we are going to dip down to 39 inland, mid-40's to 50 around the bay and the coast and we will all be in the 60's by noon and up to 70's this afternoon and a nice evening, too, in the lower to upper 50's.
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tomorrow is one of the warmest days mid-60's to low 70's and a cooling will take us down into the mid-50's to upper 50's at coast and mid-60's for the rest of us. >> good morning, everyone. everything is looking good just one problem spot near antioch westbound for the ramp to northbound 160 on the approach to the antioch bridge, a big rig lost the road. c.h.p. is trying to get whatever that is that is lost, but it is mostly cleared out of the lanes off in the eastern portion of antioch. elsewhere, we have good drive out of the central valley from 205 and over the altamont pass from tracy with road work in marin southbound 101. kristen and eric?
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>> 4:39. >> next turning up the power of a billion, "for more violence against women." >> bicycle riders welcome. bart's experiment to give them more freedom to ride the
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>> los altos, antioch, pet plume and the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> 4:42, everyone. we are the scene gateway to the weekend, and we have mike nicco with the weather and sue hall will tell you about traffic as you look the scene bay bridge. >> gateway to the late president's day weekend. we will have you paying attention to this story, a shark sighting at monterey bay has surfers on high alert spotted yesterday morning at moss
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landing beach between santa cruz and monterey. a dozen subers spotted the great white 150 yards away from where they were. they watched the shark devour a sea lion and estimated to be between 10' and 12 feet long. a surfer saw the sea lion swim past him and other surfers, boom, got out of the water. >> preventing violence against women and children is the focus of an international movement called "a billion rising "the city of san francisco is responding to this action showing support yesterday. >> a song and dance is one of san francisco city hall is more than a good time at city hall. >> this is a gathering of a billion women and men and all those who love women to strike, dance and demand an end to domestic violence or all forms
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of violence against women and girls. >> it is "a billion rising" a global day of action. a woman has experienced the violence. >> i was in high school i was raped and i felt like i had nowhere to go and no one to speak for me. so this is exciting. we have made progress. >> progress through a pledge led by the mayor. >> i am one of one of the one billion rising. >> i will make violence against women and girls a priority of our time. >> also making it a priority is the sheriff who pleaded guilty in a domestic violence case. he and his wife helped bring the movement to the jail, dancing with inmates. >> i said it is important to take responsibility. i said that it is important to understand what the power of redemption means but i also said and vow that we are here to better ourselves. >> the day was about empowering
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women and those say it was a success. >> bart is letting bicyclists on board with the bikes on all trains for a week next month the second round of bicycles on board testing during heavy commute hours. it will happen the week of march 18. people will be allowed to bring their bicycles on trains at all hours with one exception, no bicycles in the first three cars during commute hours. current policy bans bicycles from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. and from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. bart had a similar test last august. >> 4:45 now, you made a good point, monday is a holiday for many people and we will check the weather situation. >> a lot of people wonder about ski week. >> it will be great to be up in tahoe next week. this weekend, not so much. a lot of rain coming next week, a lot of snow coming next week as the pattern shifts and we will try to balance out the
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inboundly warm weather. we are looking down from the east bay hills camera to the west, you can see how the air is clear this morning. live doppler 7 hd shows it will pick up the next storm as it comes in from the northwest on tuesday until then we will keep it running but you can see it is showing dry air out there as we go back three hours from now. 63 at half moon bay, in the 50's around oakland and san francisco, and the only place not in the 40's or those in 39 in napa and 36 in santa rosa and 37 in san rafael. temperature is 53 right now in monterey and mid-to-upper 40's santa cruz and 38 in gilroy. today, sunny and warm and we will extend it into tomorrow. the cooling starts sunday and the wet pattern starts on tuesday. temperatures in the south bay at 72 in san jose and los gatos at
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74. everyone on the peninsula if the low-to-mid 70's today. head out to the coast and temperatures are in the mid-to-upper 60's with total sunshine. upper 60's downtown and south san francisco and sausalito, san rafael, petaluma, 70's around novato and santa rosa, and up to 70 across the east bay shore and 71 in oakland setting a record high yesterday at 72 the scene airport. low 70's throughout the east bay shore and walnut creek and pleasanton and livermore and antioch are the warmer spots at 72. low-to-mid 70's around monterey bay, a gorgeous day for a drive on the peninsula. tonight, a few hours in the 30's like cloverdale and santa rosa and everyone else in the 40's and san francisco could be 50 again. the changes in the seven-day outlook show four to six degrees cooler on sunday. a couple more degrees of cooling on monday, and dry through the holiday weekend and look how we are locked in the 50's with rain, tuesday, possibly
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wednesday and again on thursday. have a great day? >> checking in with our first live look the scene bay bridge toll plaza and hopefully as we might imagine traffic is light with no metering lights or issues on the upper deck and everything is good in san francisco at 4:47 as you make your way with road work right on the right shoulder and right lane of westbound 80 moving into the macarthur maze beyond university avenue. that should be picked up shortly with road work westbound dumbarton bridge until 5:00 and eastbound direction the road work until 6:00 a.m. kristen and eric? >> 4:48. this morning, presidential medals are awarded to the six people with died protecting children at sandy hook elementary school. president obama will present them to surviving family members at a white house ceremony today. presidential citizen medals are given to four teachers, the school principal and a psychologist all gunned down december 14 trying to protect the children in their care. the 20-year-old shooter killed
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himself. >> we will learn more soon about the mysterious 2001 murder of the congressional intern from modesto. a judge in the washington, dc, ordered scripts from hearings of december and january be released to the public in a week. the closed hearings could signal problem with the prosecution of the defendant, the illegal immigrant from el salvador was convicted in 2010 of murdering levy who had a relationship with a local congressman. >> the cost of deporting undocumented students. a berkeley math whiz crunches the numbers. >> are the days numbered for th
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>> it is now 4:51, a federal
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judge dismissed a lawsuit of the city of oakland to keep the largest medical marijuana dispensary open and ruled that the center can continue operating while it challenges a crackdown by the justice department which is trying to seize the property. the city of oakland contends their residents and taxpayers will be harmed if the center is forced to close. the judge says the landlords and the club are entitled to sue. >> california's insurance watch dog says blue cross has agreed to reduce rate increase for 630,000 policy holders, the insurance commissioners says anthem agreed to reduce a planned hike on customer premiums after the state conducted a review. anthem blue cross proposes an increase of 18 percent but now is reducing that to 13.8 percent. it is estimated to change policyholders $54 million. the increase was effective february 1. >> food lovers are looking for creative ways to celebrate
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valentine's day. can you feel the love? san francisco's the best parties, love efforts turned pillow fighters were wild the scene party last night, a free for all lasted several minutes but it can seem like hours when you are battered. >> got the nerve, finally, and wore me out. it was really fun. i am not good. >> more intense than what i expected, little hits here and there and i probably have a concussion. maybe. i'm not sure. >> if you don't remember the pillow hitting you, you could have a concussion. city work crews were called in as usual to finish cleaning. >> a good way to meet people. >> like the e. doctor. >> time for a look the scene weather forecast.
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>> at least there is no rain and the feathers stick on the ground the. >> love hit him upside the head, right? now, today, everyone, 24 hour temperature change, concord is up three degrees and fremont, too, oakland 71, again, and san jose around 68 to 72, a degree of yesterday. if you are headed to the sierra if the holiday weekend, no new snow has fallen. we are still 75 percent of where we should be. that is better than last year. but, still, not good enough. now, a look at what is going on. all is quiet on radar. we are going to hit 52 in tahoe and 62 in yosemite and 70 at big sur with 70's throughout the central valley and check out southern california headed down there, low 80's today. safe travels. >> it feels like spring. hope you had a nice valentine's
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day and san rafael, the tail lights just beyond the sick center on the left hand side of the road it is light out there this morning with no fog which is good news. in san jose, the headlights headed north 87, beyond h.p. pavilion, few cars and light conditions and fog-free. westbound 580 from the altamont pass to dublin/pleasanton, less than 20 minutes. hillcrest to 242 westbound, that is less than 20 minutes. the c bridge to the macarthur maze on the east shore freeway, 19 minutes. >> 4:55. support for getting rid of the penny is now coming from the white house. president obama says it may now be the time to drop the coin agreeing with the economists who say it costs more to make than it is worth. people are using them less and less. however, he says it will take legislation to stop minting the penny which is not likely to
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happen with other more pressing issues facing the country. the president made the comments dug an appearance on google husband yesterday. >> a promising math student at berkeley is stepping into the spotlight at face of a new campaign promoting immigration reform. he is featured in a national video promoting the dream act. he is about to graduate with a math degree and has been accepted to the graduate school at yale. he will not be able to get the affordable government loans he needs unless congress passes the dream act. that is why park is revealing his secret status as an undocumented immigrants. >> maybe it is the right moment to contribute to the movement. i think i did the right thing. i think. >> the video was proposed by the "dream is now" to sway lawmakers when the dream act comes up for vote and is expected the lawmakers will turn to immigration next month. >> a survey ranks the top 20
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companies in the nation hiring paid interns right now and two of them are here in the bay area. according to am report, google is the scene top of the less earning $6,400 a month. and microsoft pays interns $7,000 a month, and nordstrom rounds out the top and hinto is number eight earning more than $4,200 a month. >> amazing medical news this morning, patient whose lost their sight may be able to regain some vision using a new imlaboratory average device. the food and drug administration approved the first treatment for inherited disorder that causes the break down of cells in the eye. we told you about the eye in 2006 when it was being tested.
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the system includes a small video camera and transmitter on a pair of glasses which work with an artificial retina which is planted in the eye. it will not fully restore vision but can allow you to detect light and dark. >> surveillance video that helped police nab a home burglary suspect. >> incredible video of a meteor
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, happy friday. it is 5:00. thanks for joining us. >> i am eric thomas. first, the weather check as we head to the weekend, a holiday weekend. >> mike? >> i have live doppler 7 hd and unlike yesterday it is clear. free of any precipitation. free of any fog around the bay but there is a little bit around santa rosa. that is it. big story, look how much the temperatures are warmer than yesterday from barely in fairfield and antioch at one degree and five in san francisco and 18 at half moon bay! that is a day you want to go to the beach and 63 in half moon bay right now. 52 in san francisco and oakland and everyone else in the 40's as we head throughout the day we will have 34 to 50 degrees so quite a spread at 64 to 74 this afternoon and a gorgeous evening wi